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Gayles, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Gayles, a village and a township in Kirby-Ravensworth parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, 5 miles NW by N of Richmond. The township is the property of the Duchess of Northumberland. Acreage, 2575; population, 109.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Civil parishKirkby Ravensworth 
Poor Law unionRichmond 
RidingNorth 
WapentakeGilling-West 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Gayles from the following:


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


Maps

Online maps of Gayles are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online:

DistrictRichmondshire
CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Postal districtDL11
Post TownRichmond